Rio is a city full of colors with its green forests, deep blue bay and paintings on every wall. It’s an Instagram user’s paradise. Forget about those filters, Rio’s sunlight does the job for you (at least most of the time). If all fails there’s always the Instagram classic – a sunset picture.
What remains after ten days of hard work, beyond the website you are looking at, are memories of the people who built it. Fond, happy, beer-soaked memories. Here’s one
I had to realize that many people in this marvellous city have no marvellous but a hard daily life, which is mainly stuck in traffic or happening at a desk or sink. A life which is neither close to the bright aura of the Copacabana nor to the impressive scenery of the favelas stacked up the hills
Rio is not a city in the sense of something homogeneous. It consists of several parallel worlds. contaRio gave me the opportunity of having an intense and enriching insight of the city
I have to admit: I fell in love. And because I so much want to come back to this city, I created a database with rental prices in Rio that is searchable. Can I afford to live there?
In Rio, we have been searching for stories, told by data, told by people. And we found many: beautiful stories, inspiring and motivating. And sad ones. So hard to understand
Not only riding the bike in Rio is hard, as we show in our video report, but filming cyclists is as well. Here are some impressions of our shoot
I really enjoyed a match in Maracanã. But most of all I enjoyed the fascinating development of our project. contaRio is not just a name – it is a spirit
Prejudices are poison for every journalist. Still, we all foster our own bias. Participant Lucas forces us to think outside the box. What can a blind man do? Almost everything